Diploma in Contouring Makeup - Level 3

Access Duration - 365 Days
Awarded By  Accredited By "CPD & iAP"
Guided Learning Hour 08 Guided Learning Hours (08)
Course Material Course Material
Number of Modules 07 Number of Modules 07
Assessment Included Mock Exam Included
Assessment Included Final Exam Included
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What Will I Learn?

Understand how to prepare the skin for makeup
Learn how to colour match your clients skin
Be able to give your beauty clients the perfect makeup look
Ability to learn how to use cream contour and powder contour
Learn how to highlight with powder
Learn the huge advancements in makeup, especially when it comes to makeup application


The beauty industry is currently booming, and due to this trend the demand for qualified Makeup Artists is at an all-time high. So, if you’re interested in beauty and makeup, we recommend that you get qualified now! All you need to become a Makeup Artist is the appropriate training and an accredited Makeup certificate, which is exactly what this Diploma in Contouring Makeup will provide.

Over the last few years, there have been huge advancements in makeup, especially when it comes to makeup application, and contouring has been a huge part of this. Everyone nowadays knows about contouring and how effective contouring can be, and all successful Makeup Artists should know how to contour properly. This course is taught by an expert Makeup Artist, who has years of experience to share with you, and will help you gain the practical skill to contour like a pro! Once you’ve completed this Diploma in Contouring Makeup you will be able to give your beauty clients the perfect makeup look, and could launch a successful makeup business.

Learning with Global Edulink has many advantages. The course material is delivered straight to you, and can be adapted to fit in with your lifestyle. It is created by experts within the industry, meaning you are receiving accurate information, which is up-to-date and easy to understand.

This course is comprised of e-Learning modules, interactive quizzes, tests and exams. All delivered through a system that you will have access to 24 hours a day, 7 days a week for 365 days (12 months). An effective support service and study materials will build your confidence to secure your qualification.

Who is this course aimed at?

  • This course is ideally suitable for those hoping to become a Makeup Artist, or for those who are already working as a Makeup Artist who needs to update their skills.

Entry requirements

  • Learners should be age 16 or over, and must have a basic understanding of Maths, English, and ICT.
  • Course Objectives
  • Access duration
  • Course Units
  • Course Description
  • Method of assessment
  • Certification
  • Progression and career path
  • Other Benefits
  • Understand how to prepare the skin for makeup
  • Learn how to colour match your clients skin
  • Learn how to use cream contour and powder contour
  • Learn how to highlight with powder
This course is delivered through a system that you will have access to 24 hours a day, 7 days a week for 365 days (12 months). As this is an online course, you have no set timetable and can study at your own pace. Move through the modules as fast or slow as you wish, and return to previous sections at any point.
  • Module 01: Preparing the Skin
  • Module 02: Skin Color
  • Module 03: Cream Highlighting
  • Module 04: Highlighter Colors
  • Module 05: Contouring with Cream
  • Module 06: Skin Powder
  • Module 07: Highlighting with Powder
This online training course is comprehensive and designed to cover the topics listed under the curriculum.
At the end of the course learners will also take an online multiple choice questions assessment test. This online multiple choice questions test is marked automatically so you will receive an instant grade and know whether you have passed the course.
Successful learners will be awarded a Level 3 Diploma in Contouring Makeup Skills.
What job can I get with this diploma?
  • Makeup Artist (average UK yearly salary: £20,574)
Typical duties include:
  • Creating makeup looks and hairstyles
  • Meeting with clients to trial makeup looks
  • Creating various makeup kits
  • Travelling to clients to do their makeup
  • Chatting with clients and booking appointments
  • Cleaning makeup tools and equipment
  • Sourcing makeup supplies and tools
What other jobs can I get with this diploma?
  • Beauty Therapist (average UK yearly salary: £14,616)
  • Beautician (average UK yearly salary: £14,067)
  • Beauty Consultant (average UK yearly salary: £16,949)
  • Beauty Advisor (average UK yearly salary: £18,393)
(Average salaries are according to payscale.com)
  • Free examination and official e-certificate
  • Gain an accredited UK qualification
  • Learners will be eligible for TOTUM Discount Card
  • Excellent tutor support Monday-Friday
  • One year's access to the course
  • Support by phone, live chat, and email
  • Join a friendly online learning platform

Course Curriculum

1: Preparing the Skin
Preparing the Skin
2: Skin Color
Skin Color
3: Cream Highlighting
Cream Highlighting
4: Cream Highlighting
Highlighter Colors
5: Contouring With Cream
Contouring with Cream
6: Skin Powder
Skin Powder
7: Highlighting With Powder
Highlighting with Powder
Mock Exam
Mock Exam : Contouring Makeup – Level 3 01:00:00
Final Exam
Exam : Contouring Makeup – Level 3 01:00:00
Certificate Download Guide
E Certificate Download Guide 00:00:00

Students feedback


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    Zac Williamson

    October 20, 2019
    Very Helpful

    Content of the course is very nice and helpful. Learned a lot from it. Very easy to follow and received good service.

    A B

    Anika Bailey

    October 12, 2019
    Enjoyable course

    Really enjoyed this course. The videos were very engaging and the content was highly valuable. I look forward to learning how exactly how to start my company!

    W P

    William Phillips

    October 04, 2019
    A real Value addition

    Great course, a real Value addition for anyone who is thinking about becoming a makeup artist. I enjoyed the course very much and look forward to other courses in this specialization.

    T J

    Tate James

    September 22, 2019
    Meaningful course

    I chose the Diploma in Daily Makeup because of the flexibility of courses and quality of learning.

    O R

    Olivia-Rose Robertson

    September 20, 2019
    Enjoyable course

    I have enjoyed this course. It was very informative and interesting and covered all bases. well run course with great content and explained.

    A E

    Abel Elliott

    August 31, 2019
    Amazing content

    The Diploma in Contouring Makeup was just what I have been looking for; it helped me learn about the advancements in makeup, especially when it comes to makeup application.

    M O

    Mildred Ortiz

    August 18, 2019
    Easy to Understand

    Very interesting course that involve different areas in makeup. Most of the lectures are very clear and explanatory.

    J W

    Janet Wright

    August 10, 2019
    A unique learning experience

    I loved my course and had a great time studying the Diploma. I really learnt a lot and I am looking forward to starting my own freelance business as a makeup artist.

    M G

    Mateo Gill

    July 25, 2019
    Highly Recommended

    Great course to learn about Contouring. I’m now feeling confident doing all makeup that I have learnt. I would defiantly recommend the Diploma in Daily Makeup.

    K C

    Keegan Cunningham

    July 15, 2019
    Highly recommend

    Fantastic! Made it easy to understand the basics of Contouring. Recommend to anyone interested in beauty and makeup. The support team was so helpful and great.

    P E

    Phoebe Edwards

    June 18, 2019
    Fun and Interesting Course

    The techniques were easy to learn. I’d definitely recommend doing this course if you’re looking for a makeup course.

    S W

    Sam Wells

    June 07, 2019
    Wonderful course

    This is a wonderful course and I would definitely recommend it to others. It was really exciting for me to learn about different makeup techniques.

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